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municipal film commissioner

Joseph James O'Kane, American municipal film commissioner. award 1983, Joey award 1983), Assn; award 1987), San Francisco Bay Area Film/Tape Council (budget.

Background

O'Kane, Joseph James was born on June 21, 1952 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of Joseph James and Martha (Schuerman) O'K.

Education

Bachelor in Social Documentary Filmmaking, San Jose State University, 1978.Cabrini, San Jose, 1972-1974. Co-owner Camera One Movie Theater, San Jose, since 1976. Film commissioner San Jose Film and Video Commission, since 1978.

Writer, producer, director film on New College, 1978: public, editor San Jose Film and Video Directory, since 1980. Public Film Clips Newsletter, since 1979. Production manager film Between Men and Women, 1980.

Board of directors SanFrancisco International Video Festival, 1984. San Jose Institute Contemporary Art, since 1980. Active committee member San Jose Film Festival, since 1984.

Career

Writer, producer, dir.

Membership

Member Northern California Media Association (co-director 1984-1986), Professional Media Network (board directors, Bob MacFarland award 1983, Joey award 1983), Association Film Commissioners International (board directors, past vice president, president 1985-1988, editor Locations magazine, "Dutch" Horton Memorial award 1987), San Francisco Bay Area Film/Tape Council (board directors 1986-1989).

Connections

Married Cynthia Filarca, November 23,1979.

father:
Joseph James O'K.

mother:
Martha (Schuerman) O'K.

spouse:
Cynthia Filarca